Culture and Society

How long does it take to learn to be a firefighter?
Answered by Discovery Channel
  • Discovery Channel

    Discovery Channel

  1. Potential firefighters have to train for about 600 hours over the course of 12 to 14 weeks to become certified active-duty firefighters. Because training requires as much as 40 to 48 hours per week, firefighter training is a full-time job. The courses normally are conducted by the fire department at a fire academy, but a college or state government division may conduct them.

    More answers from Discovery Channel »

Still Curious?
  • How important is play in innovation?

    Answered by John Seely Brown

  • How did the Internet change fantasy football?

    Answered by Science Channel

  • What was Operation Fortitude?

    Answered by Science Channel


What are you curious about?

Image Gallery